For flute and piano. Continuing a series of nature-inspired flute music full of lyricism and transcendent beauty, Daniel Dorff has created an 18-minute sonata depicting three lakes that bear poignant memories. "Lake Wallenpaupack" recalls a romantic getaway, "Kezar Lake" is a memorial to the composer's father, and "Salmon Lake" is a playful scherzo-finale recalling Dorff's own childhood. For advanced performers.
In 2 movements: Bluebird and Elegant Waltz. Bluebird begins as a ballad, with a lyrical melody and jazzy figures and ends as a short jazz waltz. Elegant Waltz, is a continuation of the jazz waltz idea from the previous movement. Grade 4-5. Duration 5'5".
For flute and piano. This three movement work is built around the gypsy music of Eastern Europe (Hungarian Lassu), a Hopi Lullaby of Native America, and Dizi Dance in the style of the Chinese folk music. Premiered at the 2009 National Flute Association convention. For advanced performers. Score and part.
For solo flute. To greet the sun is to give thanks for the great richness of the Earth and the gift of life. Various cultures have done this in differing ways, from dawn prayers to dances and ceremonies to researching the sun's awe-inspiring power.